COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
Health information is collected to provide a record of care and help individuals receive quality treatment and care. Information is also collected to enable Korowai Aroha to function well and to plan, fund and improve our services. Upon enrolment with the practice, patients are given the MOH standard form outlining the Health Information Privacy Statement; by enrolling with us you are confirming you understand the implications of the information we collect.
USING, STORING, AND DISCLOSING HEALTH INFORMATION
Korowai Aroha complies with the Privacy Act and Health Information Privacy Code requirements when using, storing, destroying, and disclosing any personal and health information.
All staff members have understood and signed a confidentiality agreement as part of their employment agreement or contract of service. The obligations under this clause extend after the agreement or contract has ended.